Russian-backed separatists take high point east of Donetsk - Ukrainian military source

KIEV (Reuters) - Russian-backed separatists have taken the strategic high point of Savur-Mohyla in eastern Ukraine, which looks out over wide areas of the region, a Ukrainian military source said on Thursday.

Asked by Reuters if the rebels had captured Savur-Mohyla, east of Donetsk, the source replied: “Yes. We have such information”.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk, editing by Mark Trevelyan)

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